Holding History Podcast
Season 1: Episode 1
What Makes an Audio Archive Special?
"Thinking about the past and what we cherish, and what we preserve, and...remembering it's not as simple as 'Oh, this will make me happy in the future.' Some things you save might make you sad in the future."
Our first episode features a conversation with Anne Strainchamps, host and co-founder of Wisconsin Public Radio's To the Best of Our Knowledge, the Peabody award-winning public radio interview show heard on more than 200 stations across the United States.
With Anne, hosts Sarah Marty and Joshua Calhoun hold a ranging conversation, touching on everything from extinct audio formats and the art of hosting to the problems of conservation and the power of the human voice.
This episode’s Bookish Word, ogham, was created by UW-Madison graduate students Megan Fox and Rhett Blankenship.
A transcript of this episode can be accessed here.
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